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Getting Approval for a Fence

Installing a new fence on your property is an exciting project, but can sometimes be a headache. Getting approval for a fence from all the governing bodies can be a hassle. You may not know where to start or even what questions to ask, but we want to make the process easier for you.


While Conyers Fence Company is familiar with the codes for the areas we serve, it is up to our customers to get the approval for the fence they would like installed as the county zoning, city requirements, and bylaws of HOAs are specific to each of our customers.


Areas Served by Conyers Fence Company
Areas Served by Conyers Fence Company


County Approval

Each county has their own regulations on what sort of fences can be installed depending on the type of property you have. Each property is zoned with a specific designation, whether residential or commercial.


Below are the county contacts for the areas that we serve:

  • Rockdale County Code Enforcement: 770-278-7103

  • Newton County Code Enforcement: 678-212-5413

  • Henry County Code Enforcement: 770-288-6200

  • Clayton County Code Enforcement: 678-610-4755

  • DeKalb County Code Enforcement: 404-524-1270

  • Gwinnett County Code Enforcement: 770-513-5020

  • Walton County Code Enforcement: 770-267-1485, ext. 4

  • Morgan County Code Enforcement: 706-342-5089

  • Jasper County Code Enforcement: 843-726-7607

  • Butts County Code Enforcement: 470-718-3614


City Approval

If you live within the city limits, you will also need to get approval from the city on what they will approve for your property.


Below are some of the cities within the area in which we work:

  • Conyers Code Enforcement: 770-929-4280

  • Covington Code Enforcement: 770-385-2020

  • Decatur Design, Environment & Construction: 404-377-6198

  • Jackson Code Enforcement: 706-367-8935

  • Lithonia Code Enforcement: 770-482-0152

  • Loganville Planning and Development: 770-466-2633

  • McDonough Code Enforcement: 770-288-6200

  • Monroe Code Enforcement: 704-282-5770

  • Snellville Planning and Zoning: 770-985-3513

  • Social Circle Code Enforcement: 678-898-6364

  • Stockbridge Code Enforcement: 678-833-3358

  • Stonecrest Code Enforcement: 770-224-0207


HOA Approval

If you live in a neighborhood with an HOA, you will also want to check with them about any specific requirements they have for fences. Some neighborhoods require an ornamental fence for road frontage or require wood fencing only. Each HOA is different, so it is always best to check with them to make sure the fence you want will not conflict with their bylaws or covenants.


What do I even ask these people?

Common questions you would want to get clarification on might include:

What is my property zoned for? (i.e. residential or commercial)

Are there any stipulations on

  • outside storage?

  • where I can put a fence?

  • how tall my fence can be?

  • the material of the fence?

  • what is visible from the road?

Can I have windscreen, plastic slats or barbed wire?

Can I have a product taller than 6' tall?


Need more help?

Give us a call. Our experienced estimators are able to help you with any questions you may have about our fencing products or installations. We offer free estimates on all jobs within a 20 mile radius of our office.


Give us a call today.

770-922-2474

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